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Nelson, R-MC Men's Golf Place Third at Greene Turtle Invitational

Alex Nelson walking
Alex Nelson

FRONT ROYAL, Va. - Junior Alex Nelson (Weems, Va./Lancaster) finished third out of 83 individuals, helping the Randolph-Macon men's golf team to place third out of 16 teams Monday at the Greene Turtle Invitational at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club.

How It Happened

  • The event was originally scheduled for 36 holes, but Sunday's first round was washed out.
  • The Yellow Jackets finished one shot out of second and five strokes behind leader Guilford.
  • Nelson shot 2-under 68 to sit in third, one shot behind co-leaders Josh Hill of Guilford and AJ Stouffer of Bridgewater.
  • Senior Trey Razzetti (Glen Allen, Va./Benedictine) tied for 9th at 71 (+1)
  • Senior Chase Childers (Issue, Md./La Plata) tied for 18th at 72 (+2)
  • Freshman Ryan Fernandez (Selangor, Malaysia) tied for 41st at 75 (+5)
  • Junior Tom Schaffer (Collegeville, Pa./Pope John Paul II) tied for 63rd at 79 (+9)

Up Next

R-MC returns to action Sept. 17-18 at the Tom Kinder Memorial at Lakeview Golf Club in Harrisonburg, Va.

Team Standings - Greene Turtle Invitational

1 Guilford 281 +1

2 Christopher Newport 285 +5

3 Randolph-Macon 286 +6

t4 SUNY-Delhi 289 +9

t4 Stevenson 289 +9

6 Bridgewater   290 +10

7 Lynchburg 291 +11

8 Mary Washington 292 +12

9 Shenandoah 294 +14

10 UVa.-Wise 297 +17

11 The Apprentice School 300 +20

12 Roanoke 309 +29

13 Eastern Mennonite 311 +31

14 Shenandoah 315 +35

15 Bridgewater 317 +37

16 Ferrum 330 +50